Mobile Security Weekly – Why Is iCloud Raining On Us?

 
There is only one story dominating the tech sites worldwide at the moment. The celebrity picture scandal has brought a lot of unwanted attention in Apple’s direction. That isn’t to say that Android should come out of this a winner - this time it was iCloud, next time it could be something else. Blame is being thrown every which way - just make sure your enterprise uses the misfortune of Jennifer, Ariana, Victoria and the rest to protect itself in the future. The latest celebrity scandal exposes mobile security Much has said on the topic of the biggest tech headline this week. With the iPhone 6 ...

Snap, Click, Save, Leak. Think You’re Safe? Think again.

 
Why Hollywood (and you) Need a BYOD Mobile Security Strategy Oops, it’s happened again. Someone’s sensitive information was stolen from a place where they were sure it was safe. The Gorgeous Ladies of iPhone Hacking We all assume the private information like photos and financial information we store on our tablets and smartphones is safe. Whether it’s the naughty pictures you took on a romantic weekend getaway or the secret plans to your breakthrough new gadget, if a cyberthief wants it badly enough, they’re going to find a way to get it. And because more people are using their own personal devices ...

Mobile Security Weekly – A New Arena: Wearable Tech Security

 
This week’s summary mixes the old with the new. There are several more vulnerabilities, both in iOS and Android, that might be new to users, but are based on tried and tested “formulas”. The new is a fresh type of mobile device - the wearable device. With wearable smart-devices becoming increasingly popular, their security has also become critical. iOS Security fault allows expensive calls to be made Researchers have discovered a new iOS security flaw that could allow expensive phone calls to be made from the owner’s iPhone. By using specially-crafted URL links, this vulnerability enables threat ...